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Passenger Who Pounded On Cockpit Door Has CA ID

AP | By TERRY COLLINS and MARCUS WOHLSEN | Posted 07.09.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO -- Federal agents are investigating the background of a California man with a Yemeni passport who pounded on the cockpit door of an Amer...

Passenger Pounds On Cockpit Door, Wrestled To Ground

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.09.2011 | Travel

An American Airlines passenger started banging on the cockpit door of a flight that was minutes from landing in San Francisco on Sunday, the Associate...

New Protections Coming For Air Travelers

AOL Travel | David Jones | Posted 06.20.2011 | Travel

The U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a series of new consumer protection measures that will force airlines to disclose hidden fees, ...

American Airlines, Museum Of Natural History, In Fight Over Dead Fish

AOL Travel News | Posted 06.12.2011 | Travel

In a real-life fish tale a big airline is going head to head with a big museum. American Airlines this week filed court papers in an attempt to limit ...

Drunk Passenger Forces Emergency Landing

AOL Travel News | Posted 06.07.2011 | Travel

An American Airlines flight from Dallas to Paris was forced to make an emergency landing at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport last night after a ...

American Airlines Flight Diverted Due To Sick Passengers

AP | Posted 06.01.2011 | Travel

DAYTON, Ohio -- Two flight attendants reported dizziness and four passengers fainted aboard an American Airlines flight Friday, forcing the pilot to d...

O'Hare Expansion: Partial Deal Reached With Carriers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The city of Chicago and two major airlines announced a nearly $1.2 billion deal Monday to go ahead with parts of a long-planned expans...

WATCH: The 'Flight To Everywhere'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

If this isn't considered a nightmare flight, then there's no telling what is. An American Airlines flight from Barbados to New York's JFK with a flyi...

U.S. Airlines Raise Prices Again

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

DALLAS — Airfares at major U.S. airlines are climbing again, continuing a dizzying pace of nearly weekly increases on both penny-pinching vacati...

When a Deceptive Airline Gets an Unfair Fine

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

What exactly will American Airlines have to ante up? Not the $90,000 being reported in other publications and on television.

Famous List-Making Magazine Full of Baloney on Airline Rankings

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Christine Negroni

My middle-school teacher Paul Wesche once told me that the word assume could be broken down to into three parts ass - u - me, as in -  to assume ...

Mayor Daley Meets With Airlines To Talk O'Hare Expansion

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago Mayor Richard Daley met Wednesday with wary airline executives without reaching a deal to ensure that a $15 billion expansion ...

Mubarak Takes Flight

Mark Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

"Mr. President, it's time to leave for the airport." "Never happen. Not going to let him take a picture of my junk. As it is, that's all they're letting me take with me."

American Airlines Jet Makes Emergency Landing In Jamaica

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

KINGSTON, Jamaica — An American Airlines jet en route to Miami from Ecuador has made an emergency landing in Jamaica. The airline says the jet ...

Grocery Store Offers Food for Thought to Airlines

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Christine Negroni

Regular readers of my blog, Flying Lessons may have discerned a theme: what aviation knows about how to improve ...

Profiles in Doing Both: The Secret Behind the LUV at Southwest

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

It's a burden to satisfy customers and please partners simultaneously. But it is one that Southwest gladly shoulders. The reason? The relationships that Southwest maintains help it deliver more love to customers.

Another American Airlines Relationship In Trouble

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (AP) -- Another travel company is jumping into the fight with American Airlines over ticketing information. Sabre Holdings said on...

American Airlines To Get Back Together With Orbitz And Expedia?

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

DALLAS — American Airlines is talking to Orbitz and Expedia about resuming the listing of its flights with the online travel agencies. An America...

Did American Airlines Try To Cover-Up Skidded Plane Snafu?

The Associated Press | MARK JEWELL, AP Business Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Associated Press - Federal officials investigating an incident in which an American Airlines jet went off the end of a runway say the airline improper...

Expedia And American Airlines Break Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) - Expedia has stopped selling tickets on American Airlines flights, the latest twist in a simmering pricing dispute between American and...

American Airlines Jet Skids Off Snowy Runway

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

JACKSON, Wyo. — An American Airlines jet went past the end of a snowy runway while landing at Wyoming's Jackson Hole Airport on Wednesday, but n...

Monserrate Luna Sues American Airlines For $15 Million Claiming Lizard In Her Airplane Food

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

An American Airlines passenger has testified in federal court in New York she "wanted to die" after realizing she had chomped down on what she says wa...

Class Warfare: Economy Class vs. First Class (INFOGRAPHIC)

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Take a walk through the history of first and economy classes.

A True Tale of American Airlines Customer Service

Devin Galaudet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Devin Galaudet

I waited in line at American Airlines' terminal number four at LAX for 30 minutes before I stepped up to the counter. A shiny older man, who I would d...

Miranda Kerr Claims American Airlines Lost Her Wedding Gown

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Pregnant Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr is appealing to her 369,000 Facebook fans for advice on how to get lost luggage back from American Airline...